KATHMANDU, Sept 1: New laws are needed to overhaul the education system and bring changes in quality of education, says lawmaker Umesh Shrestha, who is also a member of the Education Committee of the Legislature-Parliament.
KATHMANDU, Sept 1: After failing to forge consensus among the political parties on local restructuring, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal has asked the commission formed to fix the number and boundaries of local bodies under the new federal setup to expedite its work so that the government can hold local polls by mid-April, 2017.
Twenty-four-year-old Deepa Rai (Limbu) of Arun Tole, Dharan is trapped in Oman. She wasn’t meant to be there. The traffickers who had lured her with a lucrative job offer had promised to take her to Saudi Arabia instead. Once in Oman, she became a virtual slave, forced to work from five in the morning to midnight. The family that employs Deepa also subjects her to repeated abuse, both verbal and physical.
Coordinator and Associate Professor of Tribhuvan University’s Master’s Program in International Relations and Diplomacy (MIRD), Khadga KC, is of the view that Nepal need not have sent special envoys to India and China. In an interview with Republica’s Biswas Baral and Mahabir Paudyal, KC shed light on Nepal-India-China dynamic and various aspects of Nepal’s foreign policy. Excerpts:
KATHMANDU, Aug 31: New Road Team (NRT) opened a two-point lead atop the standings of the Martyrs Memorial B Division League football tournament while Shree Kumari Club's unbeaten run came to an end on Wednesday.
KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Parliament's Development Committee Wednesday asked the Ministry of Federal Affairs and Local Development (MoFALD) to determine the number of local units and delineate their borders to be applicable under the new federal set up as soon as possible on the basis of clear criteria developed using scientific data.
KATHMANDU, Aug 31: National Sports Council (NSC) has feted sports reporter Prakash Timilsina of Nagarik Daily, a sister publication of Republica Daily, on Wednesday on the occasion of its 53rd anniversary.
KATHMANDU, Aug 31: Machhapuchchhre Bank Ltd (MBL) is issuing Rs 1.93 billion worth of right shares to its shareholders. Issuing a statement on Wednesday, the commercial bank said that it has appointed Civil Capital Market Ltd as its issue manager for the rights issue.